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What is a Smart Card?

Smart Cards

Smart cards, sometimes called chip cards, contain a computer chip embedded in the plastic. Where a typical credit card's magnetic stripe can hold only a few dozen characters, smart cards are now available with substantially more memory. When read by a specialised terminal, smart cards can perform a number of functions or access data stored in the chip. These cards can be used as cash cards or as credit cards with a preset credit limit, or used as ID cards with embedded passwords.

 

The key benefits from using smart cards for access & security systems are as follows:

  • eliminating fraud using encrypted or coded algorithms.
  • increasing transaction speed of data through intelligent chips. 
  • enabling multiple cards/tags to be read simultaneously due to anti-collision protocols.
ISO Card

ISO Card

The contactless ISO Card is available with different Integrated Circuits and different options: with magnetic stripe, thermo rewritable foil, punch marks, and more. 

 
Clamshell Cards

Clamshell Cards

The Clamshell Card is a lower cost RFID card solution compared to the more sophisticated ISO Card. It is highly resistant against mechanical stress. The Clamshell Card provides an excellent reading distance compared to market standards.

 
Keyfobs

Keyfobs

Keyfob transponders offer a wide variety of products in different attractive shapes, colours, and materials. The customer can choose different versions, depending on the environment where the product will be used.

 
Smart Card Readers

Smart Card Readers

Offer you reliable performance in application areas such as PC security, Internet security, E-Commerce, home banking, credit card payments, access control, GSM applications, digital signature or PKI.

 
PCMCIA

PCMCIA

Rapidly increasing numbers in mobile communication result in more and more smart cards being used in the mobile area. The PCMCIA host interface makes this format the preferred solution for integration into notebooks, PDA’s or other PC-Bus systems.

 
USB

USB

Plug&Play readers for PCs with USB 2.0 interface.

 

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